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Europe Collaboration Drives Active Power Management

Posted in active-power-management, bull, cassatt, data-center, energy-capacity, power-consumption, power-management, region-europe, software on January 21st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Data center collaboration planned
Bull and Cassatt will collaborate to improve data center energy performance through software, process, and policy optimization. …

… “To help their customers better manage their data centers, Bull and Cassatt will provide European organizations a starting point: active power management. With this approach, large data center operators can automatically and intelligently power off their unused servers based on policies they set, minimizing power consumption by a factor of at least 30 percent for business operations workloads. Other workloads such as application development may benefit from even larger factors, up to 50 percent. Idle servers may be restarted as business needs require, according to rules based on demand, time and capacity, or according to specific events. ” …

Via Bull: Partnership to improve the efficiency of large data centers in Europe

Bull SAP Green IT Initiative

Posted in best-practice, bull, business-applications, collaboration, energy-consumption, energy-management, energy-monitoring, green-it-initiatives, green-it-strategy, initiatives, it-services, it-strategy, management, measurements, mission, power-consumption, practices, research, sap, server-virtualization, services, software, strategies, strategy on October 18th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Bull and SAP Research collaborate to advance the frontier of green IT through an aligned research initiative. Their research agenda will focus on transaction energy measurement, software best practices that reduce energy consumption, and server virtualization. …

… “New server technologies currently being developed by Bull are adding energy management intelligence into the new generation of Datacenters. The mission of this initiative between Bull and SAP Research is to develop an overall strategy for Datacenter energy management intelligence combined with server management services, integrating business applications and end-user services to enable sustainable Datacenter technologies. ” …

Via Bull: R&D initiative for Green IT